A few months ago, a large office window in Old Street gained a large model railway. It’s sort of based on the local area, but is more of an atmospheric representation than an exact replica, so no need to complain about the wrong trains/buses/whatever.

Sadly I can’t tell you more, as my enquiry to the apparent office occupiers, an office fit-out company did not get a reply.

So here are just some contextless photos of something lovely to look at.

The model can be found at 5-23 Old Street, next to the junction with Goswell Road and Clerkenwell Road.


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  1. Melvyn says:

    Some how South West Trains have escaped from Waterloo and crossed the river to Old Street …..

  2. Roger Vipond says:

    Hi. Do the trains actually run?! And the road traffic?

  3. Liam says:

    What a brilliant use of a window. Hopefully it’s to high for the very small children to press their noses against the window and leave sticky handprints on the glass (bah humbug). Great idea though whoever got it in there.

  4. Alice says:

    Hi Ian,

    I work at Thirdway – the workplace fit-out company that created this. This installation is at Thirdway HQ and is a bespoke creation of all of our best and most memorable projects around London. Enjoyable for us and passers by! You can read more about it here, on our website – https://thirdway.com/article/choochoo-installation

    P.s the trains do run!

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